Helen M. Lingenfelter, 91, of 232 Huxley St., died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Heritage Village Rehab and Skilled Nursing.
She was born March 28, 1922, a daughter of the late Victor and Josephina Kihlstrom Mickelson.
Prior to her retirement in 1984, she was employed by Jamestown Public Schools as a cafeteria worker for 16 years. In earlier years, she worked for Davis Drug Store and Murphy's Department Store.
She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.
She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and flower gardening.
Surviving are four children: James R. Lingenfelter of Florida, Lynda J. Griffin of Kentucky, and Karen Peterson and Holly Thompson, both of Jamestown; five grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and her personal caregiver and friend, Jodey Johnson of Sinclairville.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, H. Grant Lingenfelter, Sr., whom she married Aug. 16, 1940, and who died Feb 9, 1999; a son, Howard Lingenfelter, Jr.; a brother, John V. Mickelson; and two infant sis-ters.
The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Samuel Shreffler will officiate.
Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, NY 14701.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Helen at www.lindfuneralhome.com.